Carnival Cruise Lines
It’s been more than a year since the Costa Concordia ran aground off the Italian coast, but Tuesday the sole defendant in the case, Captain Franceso Schettino, was scheduled to go to trial in Italy.
One day after celebrating his team’s second straight NBA Championship, Miami Heat owner Micky Arison is in the news again Tuesday. It’s not related to the Heat; instead it’s his other job that has him making waves in the business world
Carnival Corporation is asking a court to dismiss lawsuits filed by passengers who suffered days of difficult conditions aboard the Triumph cruise ship earlier this year.
On the same day that Miami-based Carnival Cruise Lines announced a $300 million upgrade to emergency power systems, fire systems and engine rooms, the company’s Ecstasy cruise ship experience a power failure at sea, but it was a brief one.
After three of its ships developed serious problems mid-cruise since the beginning of the year, Carnival Cruise Lines has announced that they will spend $300 million to add emergency generators, upgrade fire safety and improve engine rooms on all of their ships.
Doral-based Carnival Corporation has finally agreed to reimburse the U.S. government for the costs related to helping save the Carnival Triumph in February and the Carnival Splendor in 2010, according to CBS4 news partner the Miami Herald.
The troubled Carnival Triumph cruise ship can’t catch a break lately. Wednesday, the ship sustained damage when it broke loose from its dock.
A pair of Carnival Cruise Lines ships will be out of service longer than expected.
Carnival Corporation has dealt with problems on two ships this week and a major issue in February with the Triumph, but that hasn’t dampened the company’s profits in the fiscal first quarter.
There’s more trouble at sea for Carnival Cruise Lines. A second Carnival ship is having problems. This time the Carnival Legend is having technical difficulties that are affecting its sailing speed.